Cardboard Challenge Maker Day # 2

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Saturday, August 16 1:00-3:00 pm

Stop by and finish the creation you started during our first maker day last Saturday.  Or if you missed our first maker day stop by and create your own project out of cardboard.  This is the final maker day before our game day in October.

This program is for children ages 6-14.  Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is required for the maker days.  To register call 315-435-1900 or stop by Children’s World.  
 
 
 

Cardboard Challenge

Maker Days: Saturdays August 9th and 16th 1:00-3:00

Use your creative genius to make games out of cardboard!

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Game Day: Saturday, October 11 2:00-4:00

Then come back for the game day and show off what you created.  Plus you can play with the games other challengers created!

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This program is for children ages 6-14.  Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is required for the maker days.  To register call 315-435-1900 or stop by Children’s World.

Recommended Reads for Grades 6-8

Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weaponBomb: The Race to Build- and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

A gripping account of the development of nuclear weapons and the global fight for control of power.

 

The Grimm LegacyThe Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

When Elizabeth begins working in the New York Circulating Material Repository, she learns that some of the objects (and people) aren’t as normal as they seem.

 

One crazy summerOne Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

Three girls spend an unforgettable summer in the 1960s with their long-lost mother and learn about Black Power, revolution, and forgiveness.

 

The great Greene heistThe Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson

Jackson Greene vowed never to get involved in another middle-school con, but he is put to the test when the girl of his dreams runs for class president.

 

The screaming staircaseThe Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

In a London overrun by ghosts, Lucy works with the ghost-hunting agency Lockwood & Co. to combat hauntings. *First book in the series

 

Check out the complete list by the Association for Library Services to Children online or pick up a printed copy when you check out our display in Children’s World.
 

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Recommended Reads Grades 3-5

The 13-story treehouseThe 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Join Andy and Terry for adventures in their amazing treehouse, complete with bowling alley, see-through swimming pool, lemonade fountain, and man-eating-shark tank!

One dead spy : the life, times, and last words of Nathan Hale, America's most famous spyNathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy by Nathan Hale

Just before Nathan Hale is hung as a spy in the Revolutionary War, he tells a British soldier and the hangman a bit of American History.

Big Nate : in a class by himselfBig Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce

Supremely confident middle-school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.  *First book in series

The grand plan to fix everythingThe Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami

Bollywood fan Dini is moving to India.  Will she get a chance to meet her favorite movie star?

Tuesdays at the castleTuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George

On Tuesdays, Castle Glower takes on a life of its own, magically rearranging itself.  When the castle is ambushed it’s up to Princess Celie to save the day. *First book in series

Check out the complete list by the Association for Library Services to Children online or stop by and pick up a printed copy when checking out our summer reading display in Children’s World.

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